History Is Made At The Assembly Of First Nations

RoseAnne Archibald of Ontario has become the first woman to serve as national chief of the Assembly of First Nations. Archibald secured victory after her rival, Reginald Bellerose, Chief of the Muskowekwan First Nation, conceded. The election had stretched to a second day and went to a fifth round of voting after neither Archibald nor Bellerose received the necessary 60 per cent of votes to win. Archibald takes over from Perry Bellegarde of the Little Black Bear First Nation.

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